• Melodies


    by Fania Bergstein Artist: Lois Mailou Jones You planted melodies in me, my mother and my father,Melodies, forgotten hymns.Seeds, seeds my heart carried –Now they rise and grow.Now they sprout offshoots in my blood,Their roots intertwine in my arteries,Your melodies my father, your songs my mother,Awaken and reverberate in my pulse.Here I listen to my…

  • Cargo


    Marilyn Westfall has published poetry in various publications, most recently in Duality, Quartet Poetry Journal, Big Bend Literary Magazine, and Sand Hills Literary Magazine. She lives in West Texas, and travels to help family in The Rust Belt of eastern Ohio.